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... has been used for monitoring rather than an "ultrasensitive PSA test." When those cells have had time to grow enough, the PSA becomes detectable. ... (16 replies)
... I don't get a lot of confidence in reading your comments on his recommendations and lack of willingness to consider what may or may not give cause to a higher than normal PSA reading. ... (10 replies)
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... My psa level increased from 4.2 at the end of 2012 to 6.6 twelve months later at the end of 2013. My doctor sent me to a urologist who ordered another psa test and that came back at 11.00. There was only 3 weeks between my 6.6 reading and this latest one at 11.00. ... (3 replies)
... lower reading factor. Any direction that Finasteride could take would not alter the positive conclusion of the increased PSA from your last test. ... (7 replies)
... I'm reading your post after reading Tall Allen's response, which made key points. I'll add some thoughts in green to your post. ... (15 replies)
... Patient A has a PSA that increased from 1.8 in a baseline test, to 1.9 a year later, and 2.0 the next year. ... (22 replies)
... That's a judgment call, and he's a doctor and I'm a layman with no enrolled medical education. However, my hunch is that an increased dose at this time could help hold back the rise in PSA. ... (46 replies)
... For my father's high PSA value, the Urologist told him that it could be prostate cancer and ordered a MRI. ... (44 replies)
... I have been reading on and off on this forum about the agony of making a decision on the best way for an individual to proceed with elevated PSA values. ... (29 replies)
... one has diagnosed me as having prostate cancer yet, however I am very concerned about my rising PSA and have come here looking for advice or comments. ... (17 replies)
... We had dad's PSA done and it has increased from 0.10 to 0.43 which has got us worried. ... (46 replies)
... I am a new member and have been reading through this thread with interest. I am 60 and been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer Geason 8.5. ... (18 replies)
... Hi Shannon, Of course these are awful days for you and your family, but I would still like to welcome to the board anyway. We're glad you are here! :wave: You've already had some great leads and comments. I'll add my thoughts in green in an excerpt of your first post. Jim (11 replies)
... In 1999 my PSA was 2.0. ... (8 replies)
... and was diagnosed last June with PC. At the time, his PSA was around 4. ... (11 replies)
Prostate Biopsies
Jun 16, 2008
... I just did some reading on what's high and low for the free PSA reading to reeducate myself on this. In this case a higher percent is better, as you know. ... (18 replies)
Psa 6.3
May 1, 2005
... I had a regular checkup with my physician in March, 2003. PSA was 4. Within a month, I had some pain and difficulty urinating and went back. PSA was 4.7. After taking strong antibiotics for a month, did another reading, and my PSA had increased to 5.8. ... (8 replies)
... When reading through all the information out there, there are opinions to support every possible option. ... (17 replies)
... Thank you for this info on dangers of increased chance for impotency if surgery is done after multiple biopsies. I have been having enough problem with my libido over the past couple of years as it is. ... (13 replies)




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